Go on your own Wildlife Odyssey

If you enjoyed Australia’s Wild Odyssey – why not join the adventure? You can join the adventure and help experts around Australia gather data and possibly discover a new species! Everyone can join the Odyssey using the Bush Blitz Backyard Species Discovery project, a citizen science initiative using iNaturalist. While we can’t promise you’ll find […]

Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory 2021

Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory 2021: Bush Blitz expedition report summarises the initial scientific findings of the Bush Blitz expedition to the Anindilyakwa Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) that took place from 14 to 25 June 2021. At least 751 species were recorded during the expedition and 12 of those may be completely new to western science […]

Flight 2 Light 2022

Flight 2 Light is an education and outreach program highlighting the impacts of light pollution on wildlife and ecosystems, and what we can do to help. Scientists are asking Australians to help save the dark for our wildlife. Nocturnal animals across the globe are impacted every night by light pollution. From baby turtles in Queensland […]

Connecting schools to deep sea scientists

Headless chicken monsters. Sea pigs. Dumbo octopuses. Faceless fish. There are some weird and wonderful species living in Australia’s deep seas! Join Bush Blitz this October, as explore the deep seas off Australia’s Indian Ocean Territories. A team of marine scientists — lead by Museums Victoria — have embarked on a 35 day voyage on […]

Wilinggin–West Kimberley expedition

A successful Bush Blitz expedition, held from 18 to 28 July 2022, investigated what lives in a remote part of Western Australia, approximately 500 km east of Broome. We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of Wilinggin Country, the Ngarinyin People, who gave the team a Welcome to Country, and thank the managers of the 3 properties […]

Stony Head, Tasmania 2021

Stony Head, Tasmania 2021: Bush Blitz expedition report summarises the initial scientific findings of the Bush Blitz expedition that took place from 15 to 24 March 2021. At least 2,341 species were recorded during the expedition and 45 of those may be completely new to science (4 moths, 1 beetle, 9 true bugs, 2 planthoppers,  […]